Minco Products Inc.

Production Supervisor

Job Locations US-MN-Fridley | US-MN-Minneapolis
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At Minco, you can make a difference by being part of something that is evolving, growing and continually improving. Minco products can be found everywhere from inside a drill bit on an oil rig miles under the sea to satellites miles above our heads - and in your doctor’s office! Our temperature sensing, controlling, and heating as well as the flexible circuits that pull it all together can be found in products that save people’s lives, explore the world, protect our military, and bring energy to everyone.


In this position you will supervise the operators on the production floor as well as oversee daily operations in your area.  You will be responsible for the Dry Cells (Drill, PAF, LUL, AC1, AC2 and Inspection).  The Production Supervisor will be responsible for operational changes, analyzing and developing reports and ensuring production targets and business metrics are met.  You'll work closely with other members of operations; what you do will have an important impact on the company and our customers.  Every day, you will be responsible for delighting the customer, practicing continuous improvement and operating within our company's "icare" values while growing and developing in your role.


  • Supervise, interview, hire, train, and develop staff.
  • Oversee the production floor and daily operations. 
  • Monitor productivity to ensure staffing levels are allocated appropriately to meet operational demand.
  • Respond to employee and management questions and concerns while monitoring operational accuracy and efficiency.
  • Define, implement and sustain Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost (SQDC) metrics and targets for areas and functions to ensure they are driving the expected behavior and results.
  • Develop operating policies and procedures within the work area to ensure that SQDC metrics and targets are met.
  • Drive continuous improvement through Kaizen: engagement of the workforce, direct observations, identification of the 7 wastes, generation of ideas, try-storming, implementation and sustainment of changes for the better.
  • Lead and ensure the implementation, practice and sustainment of fundamental Lean Principals & Tools such as 5S, Standard Work, Leader Standard Work, Hour by Hour, Visual Metrics, Visual Management, etc.
  • Coach, develop and empower employees to reach business, team and individual goals.
  • Actively develop and manage training, cross-training, and rotation plans for employees to increase their flexibility and value, maintain their skills, reduce safety and ergo concerns, and ultimately create a workforce that can compensate for sudden changes in demand and resources.
  • Support long range capacity planning and drive changes in assigned areas and functions to support that plan.
  • Create and drive employee performance management initiatives
  • Assist with reviewing and coordinating production and general operations, such as shop order management, scheduling, inventory management, quality, and maintenance requirements.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Two years of lead experience within a department or group
  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with hazardous materials
  • Experience with final assembly processes
  • Experience with soldering and welding processes
  • Experience with final product inspections
  • Familiar with Value Stream Mapping
  • Experience working in a clean room environment
  • Experience developing operational policies and procedure
  • Experience developing and analyzing operational reports, especially with Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost (SQDC) metrics
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment and motivate others
  • PC skills; Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Previous experience leading Lean, Continuous Improvement or 5S Projects

Professional Skills Required:

  • Excellent conflict management skills
  • Strong communication skills

Why Minco?


At Minco, we offer benefits and services that help balance work life and personal life, a competitive wage and benefits package, opportunities for continuous improvement and personal growth, casual denim Fridays and company celebrations – some of the many reasons that make Minco a great place to work!


Find out why you would love working at Minco by learning more about our company culture and the rewards of working with us at www.minco.com/careers - then apply! Current Minco employees: please apply via your Employee page on iconnect. If you need assistance, please contact HumanResources@minco.com.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran, marital, or disability status.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Minco Products, Inc. is an E-Verify employer.


This position requires use of information or access to hardware and software which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the definition of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.




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